SUMMER
CAMP

We offer camps for ages 3-12 from July 5 – August 26, 2022.
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PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

In this NYS Licensed program, we offer three classrooms for 3 – 4 year olds.
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FACILITY RENTALS

Rent out the entire Museum, Story Garden, or just a room to celebrate that special milestone!
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Come Visit The Discovery Center!

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Admission: Non-members: $9  Members: Free

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 10AM – 3PM
Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 1:30PM – 5PM
1st & 3rd Fridays of the month: 4PM – 7PM

The Museum is CLOSED Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

Please check our Facebook page for announcements regarding closures due to inclement weather.

The Story Garden is open dawn to dusk.

Masks are optional, but strongly recommended indoors.

Upcoming Events

Toddler Time at The Discovery Center

Toddler Time

11AM on Mondays

STEAM for Little Hands

STEAM for Little Hands

11AM on Wednesdays

FREE ADMISSION NIGHT

Free Admission Night

4-7PM on May 20

Book Fest in the Story Garden

BookFest

May 21

Free Admission Night

Free Admission Night

4-7PM on June 3

Juneteenth

Juneteenth Celebration

11AM-2PM on June 20

Summer Carnival at The Discovery Center

Summer Carnival

10AM-2PM on June 29

Discovery Kids Fun Run

Run Wild 5K and Fun Run for Kids

July 9

An Evening of Wine & Roses

An Evening of Wine & Roses

5:30-8PM on July 20

Summer Camp The Discovery Center Binghamton

First Friday Summer Camp Art Showcase

5-7PM on August 5

Truck Day at The Discovery Center

Truck Day

10AM-1PM on August 27

Latest News

Bug Squad at The Discovery Center

New Traveling Exhibit Coming in 2023!

Here comes the swarm! Bug Squad, a hands-on exhibit exploring the unique abilities of bugs, is coming to The Discovery Center February 1 – April 30, 2023. This unique traveling exhibit, produced by Omaha Children’s

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Bug Squad at The Discovery Center

New Traveling Exhibit Coming in 2023!

Here comes the swarm! Bug Squad, a hands-on exhibit exploring the unique abilities of bugs, is coming to The Discovery Center February 1 – April 30, 2023. This unique traveling exhibit, produced by Omaha Children’s

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Happy Families Come to Play, Learn, and Explore at The Discovery Center!

The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier is committed to creating an environment that fosters the intellectual, physical and emotional well-being of children through education, participatory exhibits and programs. Offering a safe, engaging and happy atmosphere, The Discovery Center fosters play, sparks creative thinking, and builds self-esteem. Children explore, grow, and have fun in our Summer Camps, Preschool, Universal Pre-Kindergarden (UPK), Afterschool, and Extended Play Programs!

Executive Director's
Learning Corner

Each month, Dr. Brenda Myers shares ideas and tips for caregivers that align with The Discovery Center's mission to ensure all children have rich opportunities to learn through play.

The Discovery Center Read-A-Thon

The Discovery Center’s annual virtual Read-A-Thon is an important fundraiser used to help upgrade our indoor and outdoor exhibits – the special places where children can explore and families can build lasting memories. Each year we challenge members of our community to demonstrate their love of reading through a day of reading children’s books out loud.

Stay tuned for information about our 4th Annual Read-A-Thon to be held in 2023!

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Make Memories at The Southern Tier's Only Hands-on Children's Museum!

With over 40 interactive exhibits, our remarkable space was created for, with, and by children. We understand that play is an essential part of learning and exploration of the world leads children to self-discovery.

Children are free to touch, to laugh, to manipulate and to encounter in a happy and safe environment.

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